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November 8th, 2013

GSU to face UAPB

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Grambling State’s football team got its first win of the season last week with a 47-40 Homecoming win over Mississippi Valley State.
It was only GSU’s second win in as many seasons, but Interim Head Coach Dennis “Dirt” Winston wants to build on that with two games left in the 2013 campaign.
“We can’t be complacent,” Winston said. “We have to maintain our focus and come back out strong again — we’ve got two more games to play.

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’Dogs hoops to open season

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When As football winds down, basketball cranks up.
After seven months of offseason workouts, conditioning, practices and two tune-up exhibition games, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs officially tip off the 2013-14 regular season as they travel to Moraga, Calif., to take on St. Mary’s at 10:30 p.m. tonight inside McKeon Pavilion.

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Simsboro wins boy’s opener

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The Simsboro Tigers took on the Atlanta Bulldogs in their opening game Tuesday winning by the score of 79-56.
Leading for Simsboro were senior Xavier Ogunyemi with 21 points and seven rebounds, senior Jamarco Brown with 18 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists, sophomore Zach Taylor with 13 points and seven rebounds and senior Ron Abney with 12 points.

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Cougars top Arcadia; Bearcats, Kittens host games tonight

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Cedar Creek sophomore running back Donald Jenkins did not play against the Arcadia Hornets Thursday night in the regular season final at Cougar Stadium.
However, he was not wearing a boot, and said his calf is getting better, and he feels he is going to be ready for playoff action next week.
Even though one of his key players has not yet been cleared to play in the opening round of the playoffs, Creek head coach Ben Haddox said his team has enough playmakers to get a win each week.

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RESOLUTION NO. 862 OF 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 862 OF 2013
RESOLUTION ACKNOWLEDGING PRESENTATION OF THE 2012-2013 LOUISIANA AUDIT COMPLIANCE QUESTIONNAIRE FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON
WHEREAS, the Mayor and staff of the City of Ruston (“City”) are required by the State Legislative Auditor to complete and present to the governing body of the City the Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire that parallels those matters contained in the Laws Affecting Louisiana Government published by the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:

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RESOLUTION NO. 861 OF 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 861 OF 2013
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH GLOBAL DATA SYSTEMS, INC., IN CONNECTION WITH NETWORK ASSESSMENT
WHEREAS, the City desires to enter into professional services agreement with Global Data Systems, Inc. (“GDS”) to provide technical assistance to the City on producing a Network Assessment (the “Project”);
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
1. The City enter into professional services agreement with GDS in connection with the Project.

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RESOLUTION NO. 860 OF 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 860 OF 2013
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO SUBMIT A REQUEST FOR FUNDING ASSISTANCE TO THE STATE OF LOUISIANA FOR DEVELOPMENT, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF RUSTON
WHEREAS, the City desires to develop, design and construct various improvements projects throughout the City (the “Projects”); and,
WHEREAS, the City desires to submit a request for funding for the Projects through the State of Louisiana, Division of Administration, Facility Planning & Control, Capital Outlay Section (a “Request for Funding”);

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
ORDINANCE PROVIDING THE DATE, TIME AND PLACEOF REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2014.
was introduced by Alderwoman Glenda Howard on November 4, 2013. A Public Hearing will be held on the Ordinance and the Ordinance will be considered for adoption at the regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen to be held at 5:30 p.m., on December 2, 2013, Council Chambers/Courtroom, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street, Ruston, Louisiana.

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ORDINANCE NO. 1643 OF 2013

ORDINANCE NO. 1643 OF 2013
ORDINANCE ADOPTING AMENDMENTS FOR THE PERIOD APRIL 1, 2013, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2013, TO THE ANNUAL BUDGET OF REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR OCTOBER 1, 2012, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2013, FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
1. The Board of Aldermen have approved during the period of April 1, 2013, through September 30, 2013, amendments to the annual Budget of Revenues and Expenditures of the City (the "Budget") as reflected in the Budget Summary attached hereto.

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MINUTES

MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013, AT 5:30 P.M., IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS /COURTROOM, 2ND FLOOR, CITY HALL, 401 NORTH TRENTON, RUSTON, LOUISIANA
A regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Ruston was held Monday, October 7, 2013, at 5:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers/Courtroom, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 401 North Trenton, Ruston, Louisiana.

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